Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Jim Thorpe

Come and experience Jim Thorpe and its history, architecture and entertainment. Well known for its hiking, riverfront and rafting, this scenic city won't disappoint. Blue Mountain Ski Area and Pocono Raceway are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Jim Thorpe

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Jim Thorpe a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Mountain Ski Area (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Camelback Ski Area (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Big Creek Vineyard (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Big Boulder Ski Area (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Jack Frost Big Boulder (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jim Thorpe

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Jim Thorpe is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hickory Run State Park (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Boulder Field (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Community Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Tuscarora State Park (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Jim Thorpe

Fly into Allentown, PA (ABE-Lehigh Valley Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.5 mi (37.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Wilkes-Barre, PA (AVP-Scranton Intl.), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jim Thorpe?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 804 holiday lettings around Jim Thorpe. From 71 cabins to 440 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Jim Thorpe?

We all like a room with a view. But if you're craving scenery that'll leave you feeling like you're on cloud nine, you'll need to head for the hills. HomeAway has no less than 198 alpine holiday rentals available. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our range here includes:

  • 145 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 139 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 126 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Jim Thorpe?

Wave goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel-chain rooms. Our house holiday rentals have an unique, personal touch — and all the space you and your group could need! There are 456 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start from £65 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Chalet: 96 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £92 per night.
  • Townhome: 69 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Cabin: 50 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £72 per night.

Can I stay in Jim Thorpe in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than exploring somewhere totally new with friends and family. And the good news is HomeAway has some places to suit large groups. 69 house holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Currently, they're the top option here for large groups. If you're travelling in a big group, the holiday rental options that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a squad of 10, we've got 118 rental accommodation suited to that size. Stay a night from just £105.
  • If you have 8 in your party, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 110 holiday rentals that are ideal. Prices start at £74 a night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 12 people? You'll be happy to find out we have 86 that'll be ideal. You can score one for as little as £121 a night.

You and the squad will be in good hands when you plan your Jim Thorpe escape through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Jim Thorpe?

HomeAway is here to help you make memories with your loved ones. Offering up a wide range of value-packed holiday rentals, you're sure to discover a fabulous pad that caters to your whole group. When it comes to discovering a terrific deal, the first place you look should be Riverside Estates. Here, HomeAway has 31 holiday rentals at an average price of £149 a night. Another 75 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Locust Lake Village. With an average price of £157 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth telling your friends about.

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